What does hokey mean?

Definitions for hokeyˈhoʊ ki

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hokey.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bathetic, drippy, hokey, maudlin, mawkish, kitschy, mushy, schmaltzy, schmalzy, sentimental, soppy, soupy, slushy(adj)

    effusively or insincerely emotional

    "a bathetic novel"; "maudlin expressions of sympathy"; "mushy effusiveness"; "a schmaltzy song"; "sentimental soap operas"; "slushy poetry"

  2. artificial, contrived, hokey, stilted(adj)

    artificially formal

    "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation"


  1. hokey(Adjective)

    phony, as if a hoax; noticeably contrived; of obviously flimsy credibility or quality

  2. hokey(Adjective)

    corny; overly or unbelievably sentimental

  3. Origin: From the verb hoke, from hokum.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hokey in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hokey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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